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Prince Charles denies any wrongdoing in bags-of-cash scandal – National

Prince Charles’ office has denied there was any wrongdoing in the heir to the British throne accepting bags full of cash as charity donations from a Qatari politician. The Sunday Times said the prince was given a total of 3 million euros ($3.2 million) by Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al Thani, the former …

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G7 aims to raise $600-billion to counter China’s Belt and Road project

US President Joe Biden speaks next to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz on the first day of the G7 leaders’ summit held at Elmau Castle, Germany, on June 26.JONATHAN ERNST/AFP/Getty Images Group of Seven leaders on Sunday pledged to raise US$600-billion in private and public funds over five years to finance …

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Hundreds of thousands attend Toronto Pride parade downtown

Hundreds of thousands of people attended Sunday’s Pride parade in downtown Toronto, marking the return of in-person festivities for the annual LGBTQ celebration. The first in-person Toronto Pride parade since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic headed south down Yonge Street before descending on Yonge-Dundas Square. “The excitement, the buildup, it’s finally here,” Sherwin Modeste, …

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Prince Charles accepted suitcase with 1 million euros from Qatari sheikh, Sunday Times reports

According to the Sunday Times, the suitcase containing €1 million in cash was one of three lots of cash he received, totaling €3 million, from former Qatari Prime Minister personally Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al Thani between 2011 and 2015. CNN has not independently verified The Sunday Times report. “Charitable donations received from …

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At least 1.8 million people expected as Toronto Pride parade makes in-person return

At least 1.8 million people are expected to attend Sunday’s Pride parade in downtown Toronto, marking the return of in-person festivities for the annual LGBTQ celebration. The first in-person Toronto Pride parade since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic is slated to head south down Yonge Street before descending on Yonge-Dundas Square. “The excitement, the …

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Slack Randoms: Tour de France Knives, Omni-Wheels, 272km/h on a Bike & More

We use Slack as our workplace communication tool at Pinkbike and we have a #randoms channel which we use to share an assortment of videos and stories from all corners of the cycling world and beyond… We thought a couple of the moments from the past week were too good not to share with a …

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Up to 200 teenagers broke into an $8 million Florida mansion to throw a raucous party and boxing match, then posted the evidence on social media

Florida officials are searching for a group of teenagers who broke into an $8 million mansion to throw a party.The Walton County Sheriff’s Office/Facebook Teenagers in Florida broke into an $8 million mansion to throw a party. Videos posted on social media show the raucous party, including a boxing match. Florida police said they were …

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Travel news: Most liveable cities, a sunken restaurant and more

Editor’s Note — Sign up for Unlocking the World, CNN Travel’s weekly newsletter. Get news about destinations opening and closing, inspiration for future adventures, plus the latest in aviation, food and drink, where to stay and other travel developments. (CNN) — How is it already the last week of June??!! It’s officially summer in most …

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London, Ont., family stuck in London, England after airlines refuse to let them board

Two Canadians are stuck in England after being refused entry onto a connecting flight that was to take them home and so far, no one is able to help them. Hussein Boroot, 74, and his son, Mustapha, 25, were on a trip together to Lebanon to visit family and were returning home to London, Ont., …

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